Trapper John, M.D. (1979–1986)

Buckaroo Bob Rides Again 

A former cowboy who's given up on life is fading fast, and it's up to Trapper John to reignite his desire to live.


Bob Sweeney (as Robert Sweeney)


Don Brinkley (developed for television by), Frank Glicksman (developed for television by) | 1 more credit »


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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Pernell Roberts ... Trapper John McIntyre
Gregory Harrison ... Dr. George Alonzo 'Gonzo' Gates
Madge Sinclair ... Ernestine Shoop, R. N.
Christopher Norris ... Gloria 'Ripples' Brancusi, R.N.
Brian Stokes Mitchell ... Dr. Justin 'Jackpot' Jackson (as Brian Mitchell)
Charles Siebert ... Dr. Stanley Riverside II
Noah Beery Jr. ... Buckaroo Bob Morgan (as Noah Beery)
Janet MacLachlan ... Lindsay Merrick
Sandra Kerns ... Cassandra
Ray Walston ... Rusty / Harold Brandon
Marcia Rodd Marcia Rodd ... E.J. Riverside
Simon Scott Simon Scott ... Arnold Slocum
Timothy Busfield ... Dr. John 'J.T.' McIntyre
Bob Hastings ... Man (as Robert Hastings)
Eve Smith Eve Smith ... Elderly Woman


An actor who played a popular character on television is brought to the hospital and everybody id pleased to see him. Later he's informed by the company that owns the rights to the character he played is telling him to cease appearing as him. Also his old co-star who's now a successful businessman who didn't like being the butt of the joke comes to see him and tells him he's glad that when the show was canceled. And the man is left with nothing. Written by

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Release Date:

20 January 1985 (USA) See more »

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1.33 : 1
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